"Red-Haired" Shanks likewise commonly known as "Red Hair", is the captai of the Red Hair Pirates a member of the Four Emperors that rule over the New World He is also a former member of the legendary Roger Pirates, the only group to successfully conquer the Grand Line, where he began as a pirate as an apprentice. Especially, he is the pirate who inspired Monkey D. Luffy to go on his journey as a pirate, and his crewmate Lucky Roux discovered the Gomu Gomu no Mi that was inadvertently consumed by Luffy.
ContentsAppearanceEdit Shanks is a fairly high male (just under two meters), durable, tan-complexioned, and in the prime of his mid-adulthood. Among the Four Emperors past and present he stands out as the smallest, most normal-sized without a doubt, the others being numerous degrees of inhumanly proportioned. Real to his epithet, Shanks has definitely red hair: normally portrayed throughout media as deep-crimsonish. Worthwhile of note is that, distinctively amongst all characters yet seen, even ones with equivalent hair tone, Shanks' hair is the sole one filled with grayscale in the black-and-white manga (instead of inked black or left white). His first-seen hairdo was a directly, middle-parted one kept loosely down to nape length, with much shorter (at eye level), curtained bangs in the front.  In later looks (at 10 years older), he is revealed with somewhat longer hair, wavier and more slicked back than prior to except for some few strands he lets fall down the sides of his face, pressed further sideward than stated prior bangs.
On his face lives a secondary hallmark: a triple set of vertically parallel, direct scars that pass at an angle over his left (unblemished) eye, exposed to have actually been offered to him by Blackbeard some unidentified time before the start of the series. Additionally, Shanks' left arm is missing from below the deltoid, an outcome of him conserving Luffy from a Sea King when Luffy was a child.
As did his hair, Shanks' face modifications as the manga's art design advances: at first, it appeared more youthful, a soft jawline tapering down to a little, pointy chin. Its features were similarly milder than later depictions and, save for his little nose, also larger, most so his plain-black eyes, topped by thin eyebrows.  Later looks reveal him more considerably countenanced, the square of his jaw, the sharper, narrower pair of eyes, and the sculpted, more prominently bridged nose providing him a manlier look. More consistent stays the male's facial hair, however, that he has actually always kept in a Additional resources neatly thin connection of beard and mustache bristle, forming the starts of a circle beard.
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Clothes-wise, Shanks utilized to wear a particular straw hat obtained from Gol D. Roger (his previous captain) that was associated with his image until he passed it on to Luffy. Otherwise, his clothing always consists of a sweeping long, sleeveless black cape with a high collar (in the anime bearing a lighter, gray inside), and under it a basic, white shirt half-buttoned up, exposing the middle of his chest and upper abs. Furthermore, Shanks is always seen using pants cut below the knee, collected halfway up the shin. At First (Chapter 1) the pair was a somewhat loose, plain-brown one with golden buttons down the external leg sides, and with a red sash around his waist to keep his t-shirt tucked inside. Later, he is seen wearing a various, mildly baggier set of pants with a green-yellow, indiscernible flower pattern (now revealing plenty leg hair), and his t-shirt is left out of his sash, which is now shown holding his saber at his ideal side. Lastly, his shoes consists of simple brown sandals, their soles gray-studded. After the timeskip, he is at some point seen using various trousers yet again, light-colored with a rose pattern.